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Chief of Party, USAID Wildlife Asia Activity, Bangkok, Thailand

Project Management
International Development Group
180U4 Requisition #
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Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of 12 years of international development project/activity leadership and management experience including experience related to counter wildlife trafficking, preferably in Asia region.
  • Master’s degree (Bachelor’s degree and at least 16 years of experience), in biodiversity conservation, natural resources management, environmental science, political science, or relevant, required.
  • At least 8 years of experience successfully leading complex teams with multiple implementing partners, counterparts or grantees required, preferably under USAID contracts.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership position for USAID contracts strongly preferred
  • Proven experience working in complex and/or difficult operating environments, balancing competing demands of counterparts and stakeholders.
  • Experience leading teams in Asia and/or proven ability to establish productive working relationships with Asian partners/counterparts/stakeholders strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to serve as the public representative for the project, leading and participating effectively in high-level meetings and navigating politically sensitive subject matter.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English required.
  • Willingness and ability to live and work in Bangkok, Thailand and travel as needed to cooperating countries across ASEAN. 

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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